April, 2019

This is a repeating event

Sat06Apr(Apr 6)10:00 amFri12(Apr 12)5:00 pmGuerrilla Girls: Reinventing the ‘F’ Word – Feminism!10:00 am - 5:00 pm (12) Auckland Art Gallery, Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, AucklandType:Art,Exhibition,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:Teens (13 to 18 years)

Gorilla Girls

When

6 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 12 (Friday) 5:00 pm

Where

Auckland Art Gallery

Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets, Auckland

Event Details

Dedicated to exposing discrimination in the art world, in politics and in the film and music industries, the Guerrilla Girls is an anonymous collective of feminist activist artists. Formed as a collective more than 30 years ago, the Guerrilla Girls’ gorilla-mask costumes, bold visual language and frank, humorous messages have rendered them iconic in the history of art and as part of wider social movements. Guerrilla Girls: Reinventing the ‘F’ Word – Feminism! follows the collective’s artistic practice from 1984 until 2016 and explores how they employ bold, fun and provocative poster art to criticise ongoing biases in art and society.

The exhibition is recommended for teenagers aged 13 years plus as there is some mature subject matter relating to oversexualisation of Hollywood and reproductive rights. 

The exhibition is open daily from 10am to 5pm until Friday 11 October 2019.

 

Image credits: Guerrilla Girls © George Lange 1990

Price

FREE  entry

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